The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 55 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 21 2 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.49% 0.39% 3.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.54% 4.35% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 7
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£400 £550 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +64.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £550 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Selenium
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
127 46 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.03% 8.90% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 23 68
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £529 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.17% +3.67%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £325 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 2
Stevenage - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Scrum
3 15 (60.00%) BDD
4 14 (56.00%) TDD
5 11 (44.00%) Java
5 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (44.00%) Cucumber
5 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (40.00%) Linux
6 10 (40.00%) UNIX
6 10 (40.00%) Subversion
7 9 (36.00%) Finance
7 9 (36.00%) MySQL
7 9 (36.00%) Apache
7 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
7 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (32.00%) REST
8 8 (32.00%) SQL
8 8 (32.00%) HTML
8 8 (32.00%) SOAP
8 8 (32.00%) JUnit
8 8 (32.00%) CSS
8 8 (32.00%) MVC
8 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Marketing
9 7 (28.00%) JSON
9 7 (28.00%) Spring
9 7 (28.00%) Maven

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) Apache
1 9 (36.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (28.00%) CMS
3 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (8.00%) lighttpd
4 2 (8.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) VRRP
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (40.00%) Subversion
3 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (32.00%) JUnit
5 7 (28.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (28.00%) IntelliJ
5 7 (28.00%) Maven
5 7 (28.00%) Ant
5 7 (28.00%) Mockito
6 6 (24.00%) Capybara
6 6 (24.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (24.00%) WATIR
6 6 (24.00%) RSpec
6 6 (24.00%) Hudson
7 4 (16.00%) JIRA
8 3 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (4.00%) TestNG
9 1 (4.00%) NUnit
9 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Automated Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
1 8 (32.00%) SOAP
1 8 (32.00%) REST
1 8 (32.00%) CSS
2 7 (28.00%) JDBC
2 7 (28.00%) JSP
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) XML
2 7 (28.00%) Spring
2 7 (28.00%) Ajax
2 7 (28.00%) JSON
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) COM
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Scrum
3 15 (60.00%) BDD
4 14 (56.00%) TDD
5 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
7 8 (32.00%) MVC
8 7 (28.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (12.00%) Dependency Management
11 3 (12.00%) DevOps
11 3 (12.00%) Migration
12 2 (8.00%) CRM
12 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
12 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
13 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
13 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
1 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) Ruby
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
1 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
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